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I have a lump on my upper thigh it harts and it's hard and an inch wide?

I have a lump on my upper thigh it harts and it's hard and an inch wide?

Need more info: There are several possible diagnoses. May be a growth, an abscess or a foreign body or something else. I strongly suggest that you make an appointment with your primary care physician very soon. ...Read more

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I have small somewhat rubbery lump on my upper thigh, any ideas as to what it can be? Kind of worried.

I have small somewhat rubbery lump on my upper thigh, any ideas as to what it can be? Kind of worried.

Lipoma: Our fat layer normally grows in a sheet. This keeps us warm, protects us against trauma, and is a source of energy. For some reason (trauma?), you may have developed a fatty swirl on your upper thigh rather than a smooth, flat fatty sheet layer. Another possibility is that this is a sebaceous cyst. If you don't like they way they look or feel, you could have them surgically removed. ...Read more

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I have this lump in my upper thigh in the crease by privet area and it hurst really bad when I touch it. What could it be?

I have this lump in my upper thigh in the crease by privet area and it hurst really bad when I touch it. What could it be?

Abscess: You describe an abscess of the skin. Try hot compresses to get the abscess to drain. If this doesn't happen within a couple of days, you may need to see your doctor to get it lanced. ...Read more

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Hello, i have a painful, hard, quarter sized lump on my upper thigh. Its red around the actual lump and hasn't got any smaller.

Hello, i have a painful, hard, quarter sized lump on my upper thigh. Its red around the actual lump and hasn't got any smaller.

Abcess or pustule.: This may be a small abcess or pustule. The redness around the lump may also be a sign of infection. Could also be an infected hair follicle from shaving the legs. See your doc over this to make sure it is not serious. ...Read more

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A painful hard lump on the upper thigh, calves rash following. What should it be?

Painful lump: A painful hard lump in the thigh area is likely to be either a 'boil' (usually reddish/purplish in color), or a growing cyst (cysts, however, are not usually as tender as boils. The spreading rash to the calves is hard to explain and may represent a second problem. ...Read more

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I have a nickel size hard lump on my upper thigh. No rash or marks just a hard lump?

I have a nickel size hard lump on my upper thigh. No rash or marks just a hard lump?

Show your doctor: or dermatologist as this can be many things, from a cyst to lipoma and more. You may need a biopsy but without looking at it and feeling it I have no way of knowing. Hope that helps ...Read more

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I have a large painful lump on my upper thigh under the skin. It is red, swollen and very painful, especially when walking or sitting. What isit?

I have a large painful lump on my upper thigh under the skin. It is red, swollen and very painful, especially when walking or sitting. What isit?

Infection> see Dr!!: Your description is concerning and suggests a bacterial infection and abscess(collection of pus). It could be from an infected sebaceous cyst or other cause. You should see a physician today to confirm infection and drain any abscess if present. ...Read more

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I had a fall 6 days ago and have used ice to reduce it but I still have a good size lump it was my upper thigh what can I do?

I had a fall 6 days ago and have used ice to reduce it but I still have a good size lump it was my upper thigh what can I do?

Lump: From a description it sounds like a hematoma, however, it should be evaluated with a venous Doppler ultrasound to assess the hematoma, or perhaps due to the location it may be a superficial blood clot. ...Read more

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Significance of a small lump that burns in upper thigh area?

Significance of a small lump that burns in upper thigh area?

The depends on what: They are. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my inner upper thigh wgat can it be. Its nit painful only if i press on it?

I have a lump on my inner upper thigh wgat can it be. Its nit painful only if i press on it?

It could be a lipoma: If it is soft and squishy, it could be a lipoma. This is a benign tumor of the adipose tissue. It is not always necessary to remove these. They are common. There are other things this could be as well. If it continues to grow, please seek medical help. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a lump on my inner upper thigh near my groin. It is irregular in shape, hard, somewhat movable, deep (under fat), yet not painful Ideas?

Have it checked: This is something you'll want to have checked out. Hard irregular things growing under your skin need to be evaluated properly. See your doc for an exam and follow up testing. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a small lump on my inner upper thigh, I got them in my nipples at like the age of 14 and they went away and then I got them on my thighs before but they always go away I'm 20 now is it just something puberty related?

I have a small lump on my inner upper thigh, I got them in my nipples at like the age of 14 and they went away and then I got them on my thighs before but they always go away I'm 20 now is it just something puberty related?

Possibly: ,Without seeing these lumps it's not possible to diagnose them, but they may be tiny inclusion cysts or blocked pores,and may be related to hormonal effects on your skin. To be sure, consult your physician or a dermatologist if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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